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News from Saudi and the big wide world

The Muslim teachers leave at one pm, while we have to sit around until three. No big problem and Project Free TV can be easily played in the room reserved for us for food etc. Moreover, the 3 o’clock finish and the no, or little, traffic at the border sort of almost guarantees my getting back to Adliya at 4 pm.

In the big wide world events are being followed Egypt’s secret police return to the streets” it has been noted and Craig Murray sums it all up when he says, What we are seeing in Egypt is counter-revolution pure and simple, military hardliners who are going to be friendly with Israel and the US, and are committing gross human rights abuse.” Oh and where is Snowden, has he arrived in La Paz, or Caracas, or wherever and surely the discussion should be about his “revelations”, which I basically revealed in this blog about two years ago. Of course, I am not Snowden, he was, after all, in the inside and he did, after all cross his “eyes” and dot his “tees”, in a way that I didn’t quite manage and, hey, who would want to be in Mr Snowden’s shoes?

Well, with Uncle Sam’s friends forcing down of the Bolivian President’s jet was a clear breach of the Geneva Convention, we might answer “nobody” in answer to the above question. Yes, the “above the law” boys are out to get him, while their mates in Egypt complete their job.

 

 

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There are a lot of poor bastards out there being used and abused; it is just not cricket "old bean". Something tells me that ignorance is not bliss, but is, in fact, simply ignorance and in the global village we cannot look the other way.

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